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Mar
23
Sat
8:00 am 2019 Optimist’s Club Pancake Bre... @ Sprint (formerly Greg's Gas +)
2019 Optimist’s Club Pancake Bre... @ Sprint (formerly Greg's Gas +)
Mar 23 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
2019 Optimist's Club Pancake Breakfast @ Sprint (formerly Greg's Gas +)
Meet up at 8:00 at Greg’s Gas Plus, 1295 W Martintown Road, North Augusta (Interstate 20, SC Exit 1 – map) then take a short drive to the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church at 1002 Carolina[...]
9:00 am Aiken Spring Steeplechase @ Bruce's Field
Aiken Spring Steeplechase @ Bruce's Field
Mar 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Aiken Spring Steeplechase @ Bruce's Field
Tom and Sue Varallo have offered the Miata Club the use of their inside rail spot (#471) for the 53rd running of the Aiken Spring Steeplechase, as Tom will be, as usual, helping put on[...]
Apr
4
Thu
6:30 pm April Dinner Meeting @ Pot Smoker BBQ
April Dinner Meeting @ Pot Smoker BBQ
Apr 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Pot Smoker BBQ, 340 Edgefield Road, North Augusta, SC 29841 – map www.thepotsmokerbbq.com This the monthly dinner meeting of the premier Miata Club in the CSRA. Come out and have some eats with fellow[...]
Apr
20
Sat
11:00 am Club Spring Picnic @ Outing Club
Club Spring Picnic @ Outing Club
Apr 20 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Location: The Outing Club in Aiken, SC. The Outing Club is located, appropriately enough, on Outing Club Rd which is off the 118 By-pass about 2 miles from USC Aiken. The entrance gate (33.595227, -81.762587)[...]

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The Press Drives the ND

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The motoring press has gotten their hands on a 2016 Miata and the early reviews are in – Its A Miata! All that were hand for driving were the 1.5 liter engine in right-hand drive. Japan’s Roadster will get only this engine. The European MX-5 wil get a choice of the 1.5 & a 2.0. The US gets only the 2.0. From all the photos it looks like there were 3 colors, 2 new, a black and a light military-aircraft gray. Check out some of the reviews below:

Road & Track (black car)
Driving (Canada)
AutoExpress (England w/video)
AutoBlog (light gray car)

Power Corrupts

When the hammer drops, you know you’re gonna be found guilty. Even your attorney from Burble and Snarl can’t save you. Multiple counts of tire abuse? You’re in for life now.

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Boshears Skyfest 2015

Boshears Skyfest & Fly-In!

Boshears’ 22nd Annual Skyfest will be held October 17th & 18th, 2015. Excitement is in the air and on the ground…with lots of fun for the entire family! Gates open at 9:00 am and opening ceremonies are scheduled for 1:30 pm each day.

Tickets for the 2015 Boshears Skyfest are available at Augusta Aviation or Circle K Stores.
General Admission: $15.00 in advance, $18.00 at the gate
Children under 12 admitted FREE–with paid Adult ticket purchase!

Performer Lineup
Team AeroDynamix
Gary Ward aerobatics
Trenton Flyers
Greg Connell
Glory Days Jet Dragster
Dan Buchanan

Vintage Aircraft, Warbirds and more!
This year, Boshears Skyfest & Fly-In is expecting a variety of static displayed aircraft, including the following:
Beechcraft C-45 (Expeditor)
Beechcraft Model 18 “Twin Beech”
Cessna O-2A Skymaster
Boeing-Stearman
Howard DGA-15 Nightingale
North American T-28 Trojan
Beechcraft T-34 Mentor
SNJ Texan
Stinson L-5 Sentinel
Beechcraft AT-11
Fairchild PT-19
1944 Howard
Air Tractor

Hot Wheels, too!
The GaSCar Antique Automobile Club will hold a car show on Saturday, May 16th. Members’ cars run the automotive spectrum from “horseless carriage” to “muscle car”, so no matter your favorite you’ll find them at this years’ show.

Swedish Racing Green

Wait, a Phillips head screwdriver? But there’s only one piece to this!? Eh, I’ll take my 50 cent hotdog and meatballs to go please. Time to jump the frozen lake and pulse my way over to that Scandinavian shade of green.

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10 Years Ago- January 2005

January Meeting Minutes

Date: Thursday, January 6, 2005
Place: Fire Mountain Grill
Members Attending: Bill & Bonnie Baugh, Brian & Donna Bogardus, Kurt Breitinger, Gail & Miller Butler, Carol & John Haff, Jackie & John Nichols, Stacey & Cindy Timmerman, Rudy Wilmoth & Patti Letizia and Dave Winkler

Treasurer’s Report: $1,411.63 in the kitty
Old Business: None
New Business: None
The rest of the meeting consisted of hashing out a schedule of events for 2005. I hope you found one in the envelope with this newsletter.

Jan 6 – Meeting
Jan 29 – Oklahoma in Abbeville
Feb 3 – Meeting
Feb 26 – Anniversary Dinner
Mar 3 – Meeting
Mar 12 – Tech Day
Mar 26 – Talladega Track Day
Apr 14 – Meeting
Apr 16/17 – Roebling Spectator
Apr 30 – Walter Mitty Historics
May 5 – Meeting
May 14 – T/S/D Rally
May 28 – Sno-Cap Cruise In
Jun 2 – Meeting
Jun 11 – Beaufort Drive In
Jun 18 – Peach Parade
Jun 30 – Meeting
Jul 23 – Pool Party
Jul 29-31 – Deal’s Gap (unofficial)
Aug 6 – Meeting
Aug 20 – Bug Splat
Aug 27 – Sno-Cap Anniversary
Sep 1 – Meeting
Sep ? – Membership Drive
Sep 16-18 – Deal’s Gap (Club)
Oct 6 – Meeting
Oct 8 – Jockey Lot Trip
Oct 15, 22 or Nov 5 – Leaf Run
Oct 29 – VIR (POS Racing)
Nov 3 – Meeting
Nov 12 – Scavenger Hunt
Dec 3 – Lights/Meeting/Party